Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

The letter C inside a yellow triangle - correctionUpdate of the 2016 Census language data

Mount Waddington, Regional district (CD) - British Columbia

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Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Mount Waddington, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.1 description Figure 1.1 Official language minority (number and proportion), Mount Waddington, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Mount Waddington, 2006 to 2016

Figure 1.2 description Long description for Figure 1.2 Rate of English-French bilingualism, Mount Waddington, 2006 to 2016

Knowledge of official languages, Mount Waddington, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 11,000 100 11,470 100
English 10,610 96.5 11,070 96.5
French 10 0.1 0 0.0
English and French 360 3.3 380 3.3
Neither English nor French 20 0.2 20 0.2

Mother tongue3, Mount Waddington, 2011 and 2016

Language 2016 2011
Number Percent Number Percent
Total 11,000 100 11,475 100
English 10,080 91.6 10,420 90.8
French 150 1.4 175 1.5
Other languages 895 8.1 980 8.5
Aboriginal languages 300 2.7 375 3.3
Immigrant languages 590 5.4 610 5.3

Language spoken at home4, Mount Waddington, 2011 and 2016

Language Only5 Mostly6 Equally7 Regularly8 Total
2016
English 10,270 405 130 95 10,905
French 10 10 15 50 85
Other languages 85 85 120 365 655
Aboriginal languages 10 5 20 175 215
Immigrant languages 65 85 95 180 430
2011
English 10,765 400 85 90 11,340
French 5 5 10 60 85
Other languages 115 85 80 355 645
Aboriginal languages 40 15 15 180 240
Immigrant languages 75 75 65 170 390

Language of work

English used at work, Mount Waddington, 2006 and 2016

English used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 6,270 99.8 7,110 99.8
Only 6,160 98.0 7,005 98.3
Mostly 95 1.5 85 1.2
Equally with another language 15 0.2 15 0.2
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 10 0.2 10 0.1
No mention 15 0.2 15 0.2
Total population9 6,285 100 7,125 100

French used at work, Mount Waddington, 2006 and 2016

French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 30 0.5 45 0.6
Only 15 0.2 0 0.0
Mostly 0 0.0 0 0.0
Equally with another language 0 0.0 0 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 15 0.2 35 0.5
No mention 6,260 99.6 7,080 99.4
Total population9 6,285 100 7,125 100

Languages other than English or French used at work, Mount Waddington, 2006 and 2016

Languages other than English or French used at work 2016 2006
Number Percent Number Percent
All instances 105 1.7 85 1.2
Only 0 0.0 10 0.1
Mostly 0 0.0 10 0.1
Equally with another language 15 0.2 0 0.0
Regularly (in addition to the main language) 85 1.4 55 0.8
No mention 6,180 98.3 7,045 98.9
Total population9 6,285 100 7,125 100

Symbols:

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not applicable
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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
r
revised
E
use with caution

Source:

Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Data products, 2016 Census.

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